• Duration: 3 minutes
  • Chorus: SATB
  • Instrumentation: Piano/Organ OR Full Orchestra
  • Published by: Audio Network & Hawes Music

Christian Soldiers originally appeared as part of the first movement of The Great War Symphony written to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.  The chordal, prayerful style of the accompaniment makes this piece fit perfectly into acts of remembrance, funerals and any other occasion which calls for peace and reflection.

The Vocal Score and Full Score of The Great War Symphony are available as well as the sheet music for other selected excerpts from the Symphony, including:

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Onward Christian soldiers!
Marching as to war,
With the cross of Jesus
Going on before.
Christ, the royal Master,
Leads against the foe;
Forward into battle,
See, His banners go!

Words: ‘Onward Christian Soldiers’ (excerpt), Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924)